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Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative

 is a coalition of groups, including citizens, the coal industry, and government dedicated to restoring forests on coal mined lands in the Eastern United States.

Are you interested in attending an ARRI tree planting event this spring? Events will be taking place across western Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, southwestern Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.

View the 2021 Legacy Site Tree Planting Schedule here.

2023 Konnarock Trail Crew Season

Konnarock is the Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s flagship crew program, founded in 1983 and named after its original base camp in southwest Virginia. The crew works on the Appalachian Trail from Rockfish Gap, near Waynesboro, Virginia, to the Trail’s southern terminus at Springer Mountain in Georgia.

Western NC

American Conservation Resource

Conservation Crew (3,6, 9 months or longer)


Northeastern TN

Cumberland Trail Conference

Volunteer East Tennessee

TN Eastman Hiking & Canoeing Club

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club

Greenville Hiking & Cycling Club


Heart of Appalachia

Center for Natural Capital, Stream Sweepers Program, Clinch River of Virginia

Trail Work near the Clinch Ranger District

Pine Mountain Scenic Trail.  Clinch Coalition.

Blue Ridge Highlands

MT. Rogers AT Club (Appalachian Trail  Work near the TN state line)

Poverty Creek Trails Coalition (New River Valley, VA; Mt. Biking and Hiking) 

New River

Renew the New holds two clean-up efforts per year. In Spring is “Ramps ‘N’ Roads”, focusing on removal of debris and trash along the sides of the roads and the boat ramps. In the Fall is “Fall Into the New”, focusing on the river and tributary banks, the river bed, boat landings and bridge abutments.

Virginia Mountains

Roanoke Outside Foundation List

Twin River Outfitters (Botetourt County)


Alleghany Outfitters (Alleghany County)

Olde Town Covington (Alleghany County)

Triple H Therapy (Botetourt County)

is a nonprofit 501(c)3 charity dedicated to providing support, compassion and therapeutic services for special needs children and their families.

Southern WV

Piney Creek Watershed Association

Coal River Group (Tornado)

Eastern KY

Green Forests Work

Muir Valley Trail Day

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